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  • Wenstrup Recognized as an Advocate for Patients By The Hemophilia Federation of America
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) received the Hemophilia Federation of America’s Champion Award in recognition of his work advocating on behalf of patients across America. In particular, the Hemophilia Federation of America applauded Wenstrup’s introduction of the bipartisan Restoring the Patient’s Voice Act, (H.R. 2077), which is designed to give providers increased autonomy in determining the care that is best for their patients. “I am proud to serve as an advocate in Congr... Read more

  • Wenstrup, Ruiz Legislation Gains Broad Support from Patient and Healthcare Provider Community
    Posted in Blog on May 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) and Congressman Raul Ruiz (D-CA) received a letter of support from 27 cosigners in the patient advocacy and healthcare provider community in support of their bill, The Restoring the Patient’s Voice Act (H.R. 2077). This bipartisan legislation is designed to give providers increased autonomy in determining the care that is best for their patients. “As advocates for the patient and healthcare provider communities across the nation, and the millio... Read more

  • Fact check
    Posted in Blog on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Throughout the debate over the American Health Care Act, many claims have been made and concerns circulated. While some are valid, there's also been a fair amount of misinformation. Below is a round-up of a few recent fact-checks - take a look: Claim: The claim that 129 people with preexisting conditions 'could be denied coverage.' Washington Post Fact-Check: "We initially rated this claim as Three Pinnocchios. Considering the totality of Harris' statement, claiming that as many as 129 million c... Read more

  • Q&A: The House Healthcare Bill
    Posted in Blog on May 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Emails, letters, social media comments, and phone calls have poured into my office over the past weeks, as the House debated and then passed the American Health Care Act. Some of them express support. Some express anger and frustration. The majority include questions and concerns. With that in mind, I wanted to take a few moments to directly address concerns I’ve heard and answer some of the most common questions I have received: “You owe your constituents an explanation for your “yes” vote on A... Read more

  • The House Healthcare Bill: Answering Your Question
    Posted in Blog on May 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Friend - As you know, the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act last week, with my support. If you have five minutes, I shared some of my thoughts on the bill and reasoning behind my position on Facebook immediately following the vote >> you can watch the video here or below. I've been able to hear from many of you via direct conversations, phone calls, emails, and live telephone town halls, but I know many still have questions and concerns. Here's a step-by-step breakdown... Read more

  • Wenstrup Conducts Ongoing District Healthcare Tour and Listening Sessions
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – During the April District Work Period, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) sat down with various healthcare professionals and toured multiple hospitals, health centers, and medical care facilities across Ohio’s Second District as part of his ongoing district healthcare tours and listening sessions. Included in these visits were Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital in Anderson Township, Atricure in Mason, HealthSouth in Norwood, and Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe. Congr... Read more

  • Wenstrup Recognized as Community Health Advocate
    Posted in Press Releases on April 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) was awarded the 2017 Distinguished Community Health Advocate Award by the National Association of Community Health Centers. Wenstrup received this award in recognition of his dedicated work to empower and support the efforts of community health centers during the second session of the 114th Congress. Congressman Brad Wenstrup pictured with Pat Hays, past HealthSource of Ohio Board Member. “We are pleased to honor Congressman Wenstrup for his c... Read more

  • Wenstrup, Ruiz Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Restore Doctor-Patient Relationship
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) and Congressman Raul Ruiz (D-CA) introduced The Restoring the Patient’s Voice Act. This legislation is designed to give providers increased autonomy in determining the care that is best for their patients. Currently, when a physician prescribes a particular drug treatment for a patient, the patient’s insurance company may require them to try a less expensive treatment, or series of treatments, first, before they can have access to the dr... Read more

  • Wenstrup Selected as Chairman of Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Veterans

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Chairman Phil Roe, MD (R-TN) announced the leadership for the House Committee on Veterans Affairs for the 115th Congress, including Congressman Brad Wenstrup, DPM (R-OH), as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Health. The Subcommittee on Health has legislative, oversight, and investigative jurisdiction over the Veterans Health Administration including medical services, medical support and compliance, medical facilities, medical and prosthetic research, and major and minor construct... Read more

  • Wenstrup Releases Statement on D.C. Authorization of Physician-Assisted Suicide
    Posted in Press Releases on December 21, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Pro-life and family issues – ALIGN

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) released the following statement in response to D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s signing of, “The Death with Dignity Act of 2015” (Act 21-577), which would legalize physician assisted suicide in the District of Columbia: “Having been a doctor for over twenty-five years, I believe physician-assisted suicide constitutes a serious threat to the underpinnings of our healthcare system. When doctors are authorized to violate the Hippocratic Oath of ‘do no... Read more